EPA prosecutes Vedanta Lisheen Mining Limited (P0088-04)

On the 16th of February 2016, the EPA prosecuted Vedanta Lisheen Mining Limited (P0088-04).

The Company pleaded guilty to:

  • ELV Exceedance to water of Zinc and Nickel at emission point reference number PWE1  commencing on the 18th February 2015 and ending on 17th March 2015
  • ELV Exceedance to water of Zinc at emission point reference number PWE2 within the period commencing on the 18th February 2015 and ending on 17th March 2015
  • ELV Exceedance to water of Zinc and Nickel at emission point reference number SW2 within the period commencing on the 18th February 2015 and ending on 17th March 2015

Judge McGrath convicted Vedanta Lisheen Mining Limited on one charge and took the other charges into account. A fine of €1000 was imposed on this charge.  The Agency was awarded costs of €4000.